In this guide, I’ll disassemble Asus VivoBook S400CA, I will remove and replace the battery, hard drive, SSD, RAM, wireless card, speakers, keyboard, USB board and motherboard.
Remove ten screws from the bottom case, pry up and remove the bottom case.
Under the bottom case, you can get access to the battery, hard drive, SSD, RAM, wireless card, speakers, heat sink and cooling fan.
Remove four screws securing the battery, disconnect the battery power cable, you can remove the battery.
Asus VivoBook S400CA using a 11.1v, 4000mah Li-polymer battery.
Separate the clips, remove the RAM.
Remove three screws securing the hard drive module, remove the hard drive.
ASUS VivoBook S400CA uses a ASint 2GB DDR3 1600MHz memory and a Seagate 320GB 5400 RPM hard disk.
Remove four screws securing the heat sink.
Remove two screws securing the cooling fan.
Disconnect the cooling fan cable from the motherboard.
Remove the heat sink and cooling fan.
Disconnect two wireless card antennas.
Remove one screw securing the wireless card.
Wireless card and cooling fan
Disconnect the white cable.
Remove four screws securing the I/O board. Remove the I/O board.
The I/O board has two USB ports, a headphone / microphone jack and a card reader slot.
Disconnect the white cable. Remove the LED indicator module.
Remove one screw securing the SSD. Remove the SSD.
ASUS VivoBook S400CA features a Kingston 24GB SSD.
Remove four screws securing the motherboard.
Disconnect the LCD cable, keyboard cable and touchpad cable.
Remove the motherboard
ASUS VivoBook S400CA built-in a Micron 4GB of memory, it is also haS a RAM slot for users upgraded RAM.
Remove the screws securing the LCD hinge, you can remove the LCD screen assembly.
Although ASUS VivoBook S400 is a low-cost ultrabook, but workmanship is very good. Also, provide memory slots, more user-friendly upgrades, hybrid hard drive is designed not only to ensure the speed, and reduce costs. Therefore, such a use of the touch screen, so it is very worthy to buy.